BUZZ-London-listed miners fall after weak China data hurts copper

Mon Jan 4, 2016 6:00am EST
 
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** London-listed miners tank on first day of new year after weak China data drives down copper prices

** Anglo American, Glencore, Antofagasta , BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto down 3.5-8.5 pct

** Cos bottom of Stoxx 600 and FTSE, with Stoxx 600 Basic Resources Index down 4 pct

** Copper prices fell on Monday after data showed factory activity in top consumer China continued to shrink in December

** Randgold only Stoxx 600 mining co in positive territory as safe-haven demand for gold pushes up prices (venkateshasoumithri.mamidipudi.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)